Living Wage Calculation for Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH

The living wage shown is the hourly rate that an individual must earn to support their family, if they are the sole provider and are working full-time (2080 hours per year). All values are per adult in a family unless otherwise noted. The state minimum wage is the same for all individuals, regardless of how many dependents they may have. The poverty rate is typically quoted as gross annual income. We have converted it to an hourly wage for the sake of comparison.

For further detail, please reference the technical documentation here.

Hourly Wages 1 Adult 1 Adult 1 Child 1 Adult 2 Children 1 Adult 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Adults (1 Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working Part Time) 1 Child* 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Living Wage $9.66 $20.63 $26.26 $32.84 $16.03 $19.95 $22.40 $24.48 $11.86 $7.79 $11.86 $14.41 $16.79
Poverty Wage $5.00 $7.00 $9.00 $11.00 $7.00 $9.00 $11.00 $13.00 $3.00 $4.00 $5.00 $6.00
Minimum Wage $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10 $8.10

*Documentation for families with an adult working part-time is available separately, here.

Typical Expenses

These figures show the individual expenses that went into the living wage estimate. Their values vary by family size, composition, and the current location.

Annual Expenses 1 Adult 1 Adult 1 Child 1 Adult 2 Children 1 Adult 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Adults (1 Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working Part Time) 1 Child* 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Food $3,047 $4,613 $6,867 $9,073 $5,587 $7,069 $9,079 $11,031 $5,587 $7,069 $9,079 $11,031
Child Care $0 $6,692 $11,415 $16,139 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,692 $11,415 $16,139
Medical $2,105 $5,501 $5,214 $5,375 $4,677 $5,214 $5,375 $5,233 $4,677 $5,214 $5,375 $5,233
Housing $5,520 $7,985 $7,985 $10,374 $6,338 $7,985 $7,985 $10,374 $5,520 $7,985 $7,985 $10,374
Transportation $4,235 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $11,498 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $11,498
Other $2,560 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $5,702 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $5,702
Required annual income after taxes $17,467 $37,007 $47,012 $58,680 $28,818 $35,800 $40,158 $43,838 $28,000 $42,492 $51,573 $59,977
Annual taxes $2,636 $5,903 $7,606 $9,632 $4,524 $5,701 $6,430 $7,078 $4,411 $6,828 $8,391 $9,855
Required annual income before taxes $20,103 $42,910 $54,618 $68,312 $33,341 $41,501 $46,588 $50,917 $49,320 $32,411 $49,320 $59,964 $69,832

Typical Annual Salaries

These are the typical annual salaries for various professions in this location.

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $76,590
Business & Financial Operations $53,750
Computer & Mathematical $56,950
Architecture & Engineering $65,610
Life, Physical, & Social Science $52,630
Community & Social Service $36,210
Legal $56,320
Education, Training, & Library $49,680
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $30,080
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $52,860
Healthcare Support $23,630
Protective Service $39,600
Food Preparation & Serving Related $18,690
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $20,850
Personal Care & Service $19,850
Sales & Related $21,350
Office & Administrative Support $29,030
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $35,590
Construction & Extraction $44,910
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $39,170
Production $35,620
Transportation & Material Moving $29,640